About

CleftPALS is a volunteer based non-profit organisation of parents and professionals involved in the treatment of the cleft condition.

CleftPALS works most actively to support parents who have young children that have been born with a cleft. CleftPALS can assist with reliable and supportive information if an Ultrasound Detection of a cleft condition has occurred.

CleftPALS is also available to provide ongoing support to older children and adults who have been affected with a cleft condition. Providing phone contact and advice throughout the years. CleftPALS has been supplying services to parents whose children are born with a cleft for over 30 years throughout Australia.

CleftPALS NSW currently has a Sydney based committee supported by regional members and contact parents. CleftPALS does not provide professional medical advice. Specific questions about treatment needs to be asked of professionals working directly with the cleft lip and palate condition relating to each patient.

Position Name
President & Contact Parent Coordinator Jo Myers
Vice President Vacant
Secretary Vacant
Treasurer Steve McGuire
Membership & Facebook Emily Couchman
Equipment Coordinator Danielle Hurdis
Newsletter Editor Elena Vigorito
Newsletter Designer Annie Chesworth
Morning Tea Coordinator Vacant
General Committee Helen Gillan
Heidi Lehmann-Bird
Rowena Hall
National Delegate Fil Olivieri